Restoring Corporate Integrity and Public Trust

Heffes, Ellen M.
June 2003
Financial Executive;Jun2003, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p18
Academic Journal
The article focuses on improvements to corporate reporting and restoring corporate integrity and public trust. It states that the process will involve new regulations, meetings, conferences and discussion. It mentions discussions focused on the U.S. stock market and investor losses in the wake of corporate scandals. It comments about a meeting of The Conference Board in April 2003 where Leon Panetta, director of The Panetta Institute, stated that the U.S. economy depends on the confidence of the investing public, and that scandals and abuses have damaged that trust. It states that Richard A. Grasso, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange Inc., said that industry needs to restore the public's trust and confidence in capitalism. INSET: Clinton Opines.


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